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A History of Pendleton County, West Virginia - Page 122
by Oren Frederic Morton - 1910 - 493 pages
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Freedom, Civil and Religious: The American Conception of Liberty for Press ...

Freedom of religion - 1920 - 128 pages
...Virginia, and in 1785 succeeded in having the following enacted into law : The Virginia Law of 1785 "WHEREAS, Almighty God hath created the mind free; that all attempts to influence it by temporal punishment, or burdens, or by civil incapacitations, tend only to beget habits of hypocrisy and meanness,...
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Ethics as a Religion

David Saville Muzzey - Ethical culture movement - 1967 - 273 pages
...manifested his supreme will that free it shall remain, by making it altogether insusceptible of restraint; that all attempts to influence it by temporal punishments or burthens, or by civil incapacities tend only to beget habits of hypocrisy and meanness . . . that to compel a man to furnish...
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The Epic of Unitarianism: Original Writings from the History of Liberal Religion

David B. Parke - Unitarianism - 1985 - 164 pages
...into the basic law of the United States as the First Amendment to the Constitution. Well aware that Almighty God hath created the mind free; that all...attempts to influence it by temporal punishments or burdens, or by civil incapacitations, tend only to beget habits of hypocrisy and meanness, and are...
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Privacy as a Constitutional Right: Sex, Drugs, and the Right to Life

Darien Auburn McWhirter, Jon D. Bible - Business & Economics - 1992 - 206 pages
...manifested his supreme will that free it shall remain by making it altogether insusceptible of restraint; that all attempts to influence it by temporal punishments, or burthens, or by civil incapacitah'ons, tend only to beget habits of hypocrisy and meanness, and are a departure from the...
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Early American Writing

Giles B. Gunn - Fiction - 1994 - 629 pages
...ourselves. . . . An Act for Establishing Religious Freedom in the State of Virginia (1786) Well aware that Almighty God hath created the mind free; that all...attempts to influence it by temporal punishments or burdens, or by civil incapacitations, tend only to beget habits of hypocrisy and meanness, and are...
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The Jew in the Modern World: A Documentary History

Paul R. Mendes-Flohr, Jehuda Reinharz - History - 1995 - 741 pages
...seventeen hundred and eightyfive, passed an act in the words following, to wit: Whereas, Almighty God has created the mind free; that all attempts to influence it by temporal punishment, or burthens, or by civil incapacitations, tend only to beget habits of hypocrisy and meanness,...
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The Conservative Tradition in America

Charles W. Dunn, J. David Woodard - Political Science - 1996 - 199 pages
...Holy Scriptures for the use of schools." 1786. The Virginia Statute of Religious Liberty declares that "Almighty God hath created the mind free; that all...attempts to influence it by temporal punishments or burdens, or by civil incapacitations ... are a departure from the plan of the Holy Author of our religion....
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Interpreting the Free Exercise of Religion: The Constitution and American ...

Bette Novit Evans - Religion - 1997 - 294 pages
...his famous Bill for Establishing Religious Freedom with a statement of the same theological position: "Whereas Almighty God hath created the mind free;...it by temporal punishments or burthens, or by civil incapacities, tend only to beget habits of hypocrisy and meanness, and are a departure from the plan...
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Making the Nonprofit Sector in the United States: A Reader

David C. Hammack - Business & Economics - 2000 - 504 pages
...any religious group. THOMAS JEFFERSON Virginia Act Establishing Religious Freedom January I6, I786 I. WHEREAS Almighty God hath created the mind free; that...influence it by temporal punishments or burthens, by civil incapacitations, tend only to beg habits of hypocrisy and meanness, and are a departure from...
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American Jewish History: The Colonial and Early National Periods ..., Volume 1

jeffrey s gurock, American Jewish Historical Society - History - 1998 - 486 pages
...of his life.144 The "act for religious freedom" is worth quoting in full: Whereas, Almighty God has created the mind free; that all attempts to influence it by temporal punishment, or burthens, or by civil incapacitations, tend only to beget habits of hypocrisy and meanness,...
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